Woodwinds
Strings
Brass
Percussion
Christmas Songs
100

How many clarinet players are there in the Year 5 Band?

12

100

What is the highest string instrument in the Year 5 Program?

A violin

100

Which instrument is played with player's hand in the bell?

A french horn

100

Name this instrument: Metal plates that are crashed together

Cymbals

100

Name the Song: This song is about a snowman that comes to life.

Frosty the Snowman

200

Which is the only woodwind instrument in the Year 5 Program that does not use a reed?

Flute

200

What is the largest string instrument in the Year 5 Program?

Double bass
200

What is the largest and lowest brass instrument?

A tuba

200

Name this instrument: a percussion instrument played with every limb of the body

Drum kit

200

Name the song: This song has a "one horse open sleigh".

Jingle Bells

300

Why is a saxophone a member of both the brass AND woodwind families?

It is made out of brass and it has a reed.

300

What are the two main materials that a bow is made of?

Wood and horsehair

300

Which brass instrument in the Year 5 Program does not have valves?

A trombone

300

Name this instrument: Comes in a pair and is held by a handle and shaken to produce a sound

Maracas

300

This gift is given on the 5th day in "The 12 Days of Christmas".

Golden Rings

400

What does an oboe and a bassoon have in common?

They are both double reed instruments

400

Name the string instrument that looks similar to a violin but plays slightly lower in pitch.

A viola

400

Name the object that is inserted into the bell of a brass instrument to muffle its sound.

A mute

400

Name this instrument: A large kettle drum that can be tuned and often comes in groups of 2, 3 or 4

Timpani

400

______, Simon & Theodore, are the Chipmunks & they want a hula hoop for Christmas.

Alvin

500

Also known as the English Horn, which double-reed instrument is a cousin of the oboe and bassoon?

Cor anglais

500

Which famous classical composer wrote 6 cello suites that became very well known?

Johann Sebastian Bach

500

Which year did Mr Brosnan start teaching trombone at Xavier College?

1988

500

Name this instrument: A pair of cylindrical wooden sticks that are hit together to produce a sound

Claves

500

Name the song: This is how you say "Merry Christmas" in Spanish.

Feliz Navidad

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